Thunderstorms in the Central Plains; Below Average Temperatures in the East

Storms capable of producing large hail and a few strong wind gusts will be possible from central Nebraska into northern Kansas. Below normal temperatures are expected east of the Rockies, while the western third of the country warms up. Read More >

Current conditions at

Des Moines International Airport (KDSM)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 93.65°WElev: 942ft.

A Few Clouds

45°F

7°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.41 in (1029.9 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 May 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Moines International Airport IA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 67. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. South southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 67. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. South southeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Des Moines International Airport IA
 41.54°N 93.66°W
3:52 am CDT May 13, 2021
5am CDT May 13, 2021-6pm CDT May 19, 2021
 
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